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Canaletto and Venice at Palazzo Ducale [Venice]

The view is from the Bacino towards the Molo. From the right, the Prisons, with the Ponte della Paglia between them and the Doges' Palace (the Campanile behind), the columns of S. Marco and S. Teodoro, the Libreria, the Zecca and the Granaries, with the c
Venice: The Molo with the Prisons and the Doges' Palace ©

This exhibition at the Palazzo Ducale in Venice provides a chronological survey of Venetian art in the 18th century, with a particular emphasis on the work of Giambattista Tiepolo and Canaletto. The exhibition highlights the relationship between the fine and decorative arts of the period; with majolica, porcelain, lacquer work and glass given prominence alongside the paintings, drawings and prints. Eight Venetian works from the Royal Collection, including two paintings and four drawings by Canaletto, are on loan until 2nd June. 

Find out more about the objects on loan below:

Rooms and locations with objects on display